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Mayflower Cottage by the Bike Path

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71 Jones Road in the spring

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Last updated: 03/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4-5 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Three Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms, Free TV & WiFi, Everything Provided For You.

It's been an unusually warm winter of 2016 - 17 with some wonderful guests visiting for the off season. Summer is now upon us, so we're getting this cottage ready for fun. Three bedrooms, a full kitchen, nice living room with TV and WiFi, a back deck for picnics, and a large back yard. There is off-street parking for two cars, and the house is within sight of Falmouth's famous Shining Sea Bike Path.

This house is also walking distance to Falmouth's lively downtown area where many fine and casual restaurants await your pleasure.

Woods Hole is four miles down the road, or about 15 minutes along the Bike Path to the Ferry Terminal where you may take the boat to Martha's Vineyard for work or play. We are a short (5 minute drive) to white sandy beaches on the bay and a fresh water lake at Goodwill Park.

The house is fully equipped for a family of five in three bedrooms. It is walking distance to Falmouth Hospital and the Homeport Office Park, convenience stores, a bank, and a super bagel shop. Suitable for long- or short-term visitors from out of town for a reasonable price. Will consider long-term rates, especially suitable for families of patients at the medical facilities nearby.

The entire house and yard is available with outdoor parking and washer/dryer in the basement. As your hosts, we are available as often as necessary to welcome you, to provide maps, brochures and knowledgeable advice about local businesses, restaurants, and cultural organizations, with which Falmouth is replete - and help you feel at home!
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Owner

Member since: 2015

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/24/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    Always!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outside on the back deck is permitted....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs are acceptable with leash. Falmouth has a firm leash law. ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Limited Accessibility:

    The first floor bedroom and half bath are easily accessible for persons with limited mobility. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Extra sleeping space for a small child on the futon...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

    First floor, no steps to entry, close to half bath & kitchen...moreless

  • Bureaus and closets

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Second floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    First floor half bath...moreless

  • Bureaus and closets

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Both salt water beaches and lovely fresh water ponds are available for visitors in Falmouth....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Table with chairs for 5 or 6 Also an nice table with umbrella for eating on the back deck....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    One in the living room and two in the bedrooms...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    In the basement...moreless

  • Heating:

    New gas furnace installed in 2015...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig Coffee Maker and a supply of various coffees....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Completely furnished for many guests...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    All new appliances within the past two years...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Pots and pans, various containers. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Ample space with large freezing compartment...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

Write a review 3.5
from 4 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2017
4 night min stay
$150
Summer 2017
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
5 night min stay
$225
Fall 2017
Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2017
4 night min stay
$150
Winter 2017-18
Dec 1 - Feb 28, 2018
4 night min stay
$100
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$100

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $100
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning Fee $100

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 03/24/2017
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Location

80 Miles
Nearest Airport
Boston or Providence
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Woods Hole
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Several
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Crabapples
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Woodneck Beach

Car: Necessary

Falmouth is a small town surrounded on three sides by salt water. Thus is is very self-sufficient. From very high quality services and products to bargain accommodations, Falmouth has it all, and It's just an hour's drive to Boston and Providence.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We've lived in Falmouth for most of our lives, so now we enjoy providing bright, clean living spaces for short- or long-term visitors. We have several properties and will be happy to discuss them with you by phone at (508)527-8272. We purchased this cottage together for fun and for a project to work on together. It has been so amazing, such fun, and a great way to provide comfortable housing for new friends coming to visit the Cape, winter and summer. Come and enjoy your own kind of vacation on your own terms. The cottage is completely furnished for you. Bring your bathing suits and suntan lotion. Welcome from Sherry and Christopher

Why the Owner Chose Falmouth, MA, USA:
We found this property in need of a total make-over. It was fun and very successful. It's location is great, bike or walking distance to downtown shopping, coffee shops, banking facilities, the hospital and of course, the lovely beaches of Cape Cod. Woods Hole and all its oceanographic institutions and the aquarium is just four miles down the road. Music, arts, theater, and an outstanding curling club and recreational center - all nearby. The Falmouth Road Race and Marathons are all right here!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The challenge for us was when we discovered that there was a second house on the property way down in the back yard! Well, we knew it was there but it looked like a LOT of work. And it was! We still have some outside work to do but it's up and running now. If you're interested in taking both cottages together for a larger family gathering, please check our listing for Mayflower Cottage in the Woods. Two bedrooms two bathrooms, sleeps 4+. There's a lovely screened porch in the back yard with gas barbecue for picnic fun.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/24/2017

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Photos

  • 71 Jones Road in the spring

    71 Jones Road in the spring

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Nice deck off the kitchen

    Nice deck off the kitchen

  • Comfortable double bed on the second floor.

    Comfortable double bed on the second floor.

  • Second floor bathroom with shower

    Second floor bathroom with shower

  • Local beach on Buzzards Bay

    Local beach on Buzzards Bay

  • Comfortable living room with TV and A/C

    Comfortable living room with TV and A/C

  • TV and stair to second floor.

    TV and stair to second floor.

  • Dining area in the kitchen

    Dining area in the kitchen

  • Back deck with gas grill

    Back deck with gas grill

  • Twin beds on second floor

    Twin beds on second floor

  • Third bedroom on the first floor.

    Third bedroom on the first floor.

  • Family picnic on the deck

    Family picnic on the deck

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017

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